Pavilion jobs up for grabs!

A host of new attractions at Wicksteed Park has left the home of children’s play looking for 40 extra staff. The park, in Kettering, was created by founder Charles Wicksteed as part of his vision to inspire and encourage play and outdoor exercise as part of families’ health and well-being. Many of those who fill the temporary jobs each year are students and some will do three or four years in a row or stay and become full-time members of staff. In fact, some of the most senior employees at the park began their careers in part-time or seasonal roles. The park also encourages older, more experienced applicants. Those interested in working at the park are being asked to attend a recruitment day in the park Pavilion’s Celebration Suite between 5pm and 8pm on Monday July 4. The position available are for bar, waiting and over night set team members. For 2016 the park has enhanced the RUSH activity tower to include an Air Bag Jump, so you can pretend to be a movie stunt man or woman, plunging through the air with only a large inflatable bag to break your fall. Also new this year is the Tree Top Walk, a 90-metre enclosed treetop walkway of activities and obstacles suitable for adults and children alike and a farmyard. There will also be a fantastic circular maze, made using 6ft tall natural fencing, a new garden by the aviary and the Meerkat Burrows underground tunnel experience, allowing visitors to get up close to the park’s new meerkats. Wicksteed Park Managing Director Alasdair McNee said: “We have lots of changes and...
Join Our Family!

Join Our Family!

Join our family! We have many exciting job positions available at Wicksteed Park, from weekends to weekdays, part time to full time, we have a job to suit everyone. There are many staff incentives available from food discounts, free wristbands for family & friends and staff parties. Please visit our careers page to download an application form and pop it in to...
Tribute Poll

Tribute Poll

Hello everyone! We need your help! After making the Wicksteed Park Pavilion all lovely and refurbished, we are working hard on the events program for 2016. We’d like your input for the type(s) of tribute act you’d like to see. Please click here to complete our Poll  ...